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Electromagnetic and Acoustic Wave Tomography: Direct and Inverse Problems in Practical Applications

Nathan Blaunstein, Vladimir Yakubov
June 18, 2018

This book discusses the development of radio-wave tomography methods as a means of remote non-destructive testing, diagnostics of the internal structure of semi-transparent media, and reconstruction of the shapes of opaque objects based on multi-angle sounding. It describes physical-mathematical...

Integrated Networking, Caching, and Computing

F. Richard Yu, Tao Huang, Yunjie Liu
June 13, 2018

This book features the major research advances on integrated networking, caching, and computing. Information-centric networking-based caching is one of the promising techniques for future networks. The cloud computing paradigm has been widely adopted to enable convenient, on-demand network access...

Lithium-Ion Supercapacitors: Fundamentals and Energy Applications

Lei Zhang, David P. Wilkinson, Zhongwei Chen, Jiujun Zhang
June 12, 2018

The book provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles for operating lithium-ion supercapacitors (LISCs), their challenges, technological trends and perspectives. This LISC technology has high potential to replace conventional main rechargeable batteries such as lead-acid and nickel...

Fourier Optics in Image Processing

Neil Collings
June 11, 2018

This much-needed text brings the treatment of optical pattern recognition up-to-date in one comprehensive resource. Optical pattern recognition, one of the first implementations of Fourier Optics, is now widely used, and this text provides an accessible introduction for readers who wish to get to...

Bird's Comprehensive Engineering Mathematics

John Bird
June 11, 2018

Studying engineering, whether it is mechanical, electrical or civil, relies heavily on an understanding of mathematics. This textbook clearly demonstrates the relevance of mathematical principles and shows how to apply them in real-life engineering problems. It deliberately starts at an elementary...

Bio-Imaging: Principles, Techniques, and Applications

Rajagopal Vadivambal, Digvir S. Jayas
June 08, 2018

Highlights the Emergence of Image Processing in Food and Agriculture In addition to uses specifically related to health and other industries, biological imaging is now being used for a variety of applications in food and agriculture. Bio-Imaging: Principles, Techniques, and Applications fully...

Lecture Notes on Impedance Spectroscopy: Measurement, Modeling and Applications, Volume 2

Olfa Kanoun
June 08, 2018

Impedance Spectroscopy is a powerful measurement method used in many application fields such as electro chemistry, material science, biology and medicine, semiconductor industry and sensors. Using the complex impedance at various frequencies increases the informational basis that can be gained...

Pulsed EM Field Computation in Planar Circuits: The Contour Integral Method

Martin Stumpf
June 01, 2018

  The pulsed EM characterization of planar circuits is of high practical importance in many areas of science and engineering such as electromagnetic compatibility and antenna design. This book is hence devoted to the mathematical formulation and numerical analysis of arbitrarily-shaped...

Bio-Inspired Algorithms in PID Controller Optimization

Jagatheesan Kallannan, Anand Baskaran, Nilanjan Dey, Amira S. Ashour
June 01, 2018

This book discusses in-depth role of optimization to optimize the controller parameters with reference to bio-inspired algorithms. Comparative studies to evaluate the performance of different optimization techniques in terms of the settling time, overshoot and undershoot responses of the frequency...

High Performance CMOS Range Imaging: Device Technology and Systems Considerations

Andreas Süss
May 27, 2018

This work is dedicated to CMOS based imaging with the emphasis on the noise modeling, characterization and optimization in order to contribute to the design of high performance imagers in general and range imagers in particular. CMOS is known to be superior to CCD due to its flexibility in terms of...

Handbook of Image-based Security Techniques

Shivendra Shivani, Suneeta Agarwal, Jasjit S. Suri
May 22, 2018

This book focuses on image based security techniques, namely visual cryptography, watermarking, and steganography. This book is divided into four sections. The first section explores basic to advanced concepts of visual cryptography. The second section of the book covers digital image watermarking...

Modern Optics and Photonics of Nano- and Microsystems

Yu. N. Kulchin
May 22, 2018

This book cover advances in the study of processes of nonlinear propagation of continuous and pulsed laser radiation in a continuous and micro structured optical media. It details distributed fiber-optical measuring systems, the physical basis of ultra-low laser cooling of atoms, and studies of...